The Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 9, 2023, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Old Town, Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The parade will start at the intersection of King and Centre Street in Old Town and travel throughout its traditional route down Castlereagh, Wellington, Byron/Prideaux, Simcoe and Queen Streets.

Christmas Parade

Parade Entry

Those wishing to be a part of the Christmas Parade must complete the entry form before November 24, 2024.

Parade Entry Form 


Those wishing to attend the parade are reminded that parking is very limited on parade day. Streets will be closed, and parking will fill up quickly. Please plan ahead when preparing to enjoy the day with your family and friends.

There will be free parking on the day of the event, as a part of the Town's Free Parking in December initiative. 

Parade Map

2023 Christmas Parade Button

Christmas Parade Buttons

In support of the Parade, the Christmas Parade Committee is selling festive buttons. Buttons can be purchased for $3 at select locations throughout Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Locations include Avondale Stores (Old Town & St. Davids), Canadian Legion (Old Town), Hendricks Independent, Junction (St. Davids), Sandtrap Pub & Grill, Starbucks (Old Town & Virgil), Sweets & Swirls Cafe (Community Centre), and Tim Horton’s (Virgil).

Buttons will also be available Saturday, November 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in front of Penners and Phil’s Independent in Virgil.

Share Your Experience

Don't forget to capture the magic of this year's Christmas Parade by sharing your photos and videos on social media! Tag the Town and use the hashtag #NOTLChristmasParade to make sure everyone can enjoy the festivities.